The Sistine Chapel Choir Visits CUA!

By Brittany Young The Sistine Chapel Choir visited Catholic and the Basilica of the National Shrine for the first time in more than three decades on Wednesday, September 20th. The “Pope’s Choir” brought CUA students, faculty, D.C. residents, and some noteworthy politicians (including Newt Gingrich) together for a wonderful evening of choral music. The ethereal Read More …

Guest Commentary: Lessons from the Campaign Trail

By Shannen Gora During my sophomore year of college, I interned at EMILY’s List, a feminist organization which recruits, trains and helps fund the campaigns of female Democrats running for elected office. In late April 2016, I went on a campaign trip to Bucks County, Pennsylvania,  mostly a blue-collar county on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Read More …

CUA Students Affected by Hurricane Irma’s Devastation in Florida

  By Alex Santana  On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 9:10 A.M., Hurricane Irma made landfall in the southernmost part of Florida and would go on to cause power outages to almost 5 million homes and businesses across the Sunshine State over the next few days. The most severely affected part of Florida and the Read More …

Freshman Retreat Recap: New Friends, Renewed Faith

  By Samuel Matthews    Three hundred and eight members of the freshman class participated in the Class of 2021 Freshman Retreat, a weekend retreat designed to bring new students closer together and help them grow in their faith. Their destination? Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center in North East, Maryland, about two hours from Read More …

WMATA U-Pass Sessions Inform Students Ahead of Referendum

By Abby Anderko As Universities throughout the Washington D.C. area return to campus and begin their new academic calendars, a new transportation proposition sits in the balance, and here at the Catholic University of America, it is waiting for approval from not only the university administration but the students themselves. WMATA, or Washington Metropolitan Area Read More …

Status Update on Murphy’s Grill

By Jissella Urquilla Murphy’s Grill, the soon to be newest on campus bar for CUA students was meant to open in August, however, it is now set to open on September 25th. A grand opening will be held on October 26th, right before Cardinal Weekend, by invitation only for the 500 donors. Although it had Read More …